Child Dental Benefits Scheme (CDBS)
Ensuring proper dental care for children is essential for their overall health and well-being. That's where the Child Dental Benefits Scheme (CDBS) comes in.
Signature Dental, a renowned dental clinic, offers the CDBS payment option, making quality dental care accessible and affordable for eligible children.
What is the Child Dental Benefits Scheme (CDBS)?
The Child Dental Benefits Scheme is an initiative by the Australian Government that provides financial assistance for essential dental services to eligible children aged 2 to 17 years. It aims to promote good oral health habits and prevent dental problems among children. Under the CDBS, eligible children receive a benefit entitlement of $1,000 over two years for a range of dental services.
CDBS Payment Option at Signature Dental:
Signature Dental is committed to delivering top-notch dental care for children and understands the importance of affordability. By accepting the CDBS payment option, they strive to make dental treatments accessible to families who qualify for the scheme.
The CDBS payment option at Signature Dental covers a wide range of dental services, including:
- Routine check-ups and examinations
- Dental cleanings and preventive treatments
- X-rays and diagnostic services
- Fillings and restorations
- Tooth extractions
- Root canal treatments for eligible teeth
- Dental emergencies and pain relief
- Partial dentures, if required
- Orthodontic assessments and treatment planning
How to Apply for Child Dental Benefits Scheme (CDBS)?
Applying for the Child Dental Benefits Scheme is a straightforward process. Here's a step-by-step guide to help you navigate through it:
- Check eligibility: Ensure that your child meets the eligibility criteria. They must be aged between 2 and 17 years and be eligible for Medicare.
- Confirm entitlement: Contact Medicare or log in to your MyGov account to check your child's eligibility and remaining balance under the CDBS.
- Schedule an appointment: Reach out to Signature Dental and inform them that you would like to use the CDBS payment option for your child's dental treatment.
- Provide necessary details: Signature Dental will require your child's Medicare number and their name as it appears on their Medicare card to verify eligibility and process the payment.
- Treatment planning: The dental team at Signature Dental will assess your child's oral health and recommend the necessary treatments covered under the CDBS. They will discuss the treatment plan, associated costs, and any out-of-pocket expenses with you.
- Treatment commencement: Once you have agreed on the treatment plan, your child's dental treatment can begin, and the CDBS payment option will be applied accordingly.